DRCC News

Earth Day 2019 Planting Event

May 1st, 2019

Earth Day 2019 Planting Event  Gina Pannunzio and Ian Naisbitt  “When we plant a tree, we are doing what we can to make our planet a more wholesome and happier dwelling-place for those who come after us.” ~Holmes On Sunday, 28 April, the Windsor-Essex community celebrated Earth Day 2019 by planting 2200 trees and shrubs. […]

Little River Spring Cleanup Event 2019

April 17th, 2019

Little River Spring Cleanup Event 2019  Gina Pannunzio, Kelly LaForest and Ian Naisbitt  On Tuesday April 2, Essex County Nature was invited by the City of Windsor, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup and the Essex Region Conservation Authority to participate in a river cleanup in the Little River watershed. Windsor Casino’s Code Green group  helped […]

Essex Region Conservation Honours Award Winners

January 31st, 2019

Essex Region –  Eight  organizations and individuals have been honoured with Essex Region Conservation Awards for their efforts in making the Windsor/Essex/Pelee Island region the Place for Life. “It’s always inspiring to learn more about those who have made tangible contributions to our regional environment,” said Chair Irek Kusmierczyk.  “By moving forward, together, with committed […]

Funding available under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative

November 19th, 2018

French follows Funding available under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative Today, Environment and Climate Change Canada launched a call for applications to freshwater funding programs, including funding under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative. Applications are now being accepted under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative for projects in support of restoring water quality and ecosystem health […]

Detroit River Exhibits

November 8th, 2018

Canada’s Waterscapes: Yours to Enjoy, Explore and Protect Visit the Chimczuk Museum between September Ford City Bathing Beach c.1930 15 – December 31,2018 to catch the Canada Waterscapes Exhibit! This travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of Nature explores Canada’s unique estuaries, rivers, lakes, oceans, and wetlands and the environmental challenges facing these ecosystems today. Visitors have […]

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